Research & Jobs

Invitation for applications for Curatorial E – Archaeologist

Historic Environment Division, Northern Ireland Civil Service is inviting applications for the position of Curatorial E- Archaeologist. Full details – Click here

Closing date for applications is Friday 30th November 2018

[Posted 14.11.18]


Invitation for applications for the temporary post of Executive Archaeologist

Cork City Council is inviting applications for the temporary (12 month fixed term contract) post of Executive Archaeologist. Applicants will be placed on a panel from which appointments may be made. Details of qualifications, particulars of employment and application form  – Click here

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 24th February 2017

[Posted 14.2.17]


Invitation for applications for the temporary post of community archaeologist

Fingal County Council is inviting applications for the temporary post of community archaeologist. Details of qualifications, particulars of employment and application form – Click to download.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 17th February 2017


Invitation for applications for the post of Chief Archaeologist

The Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs promotes and protects Ireland’s cultural heritage; facilitates the advancement of sustainable economic and social progress in rural Ireland; advances the use of the Irish language and facilitates the sustainable development of the islands.

The Department is seeking to recruit a Chief Archaeologist.  As a member of the management team of the National Monuments Service reporting to the Assistant Secretary in the Heritage Division, the successful candidate will have responsibility for the management of the State’s archaeological service and will be a key adviser to the Minister on matters relating to archaeological policy and legislation.


S/he will have at least 5 years experience at senior management level in archaeology and proven leadership skills and effective relationship management ability coupled with experience in strategic analysis, development and delivery, working in close collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders. In addition s/he will hold a qualification in Archaeology of at least level 8 on the National Framework of Qualification.

Closing Date for Applications – 09/02/2017

[Posted 25.01. 17]


Heritage Council are seeking tenders from interested parties for the administration and general oversight of the Heritage in Schools Programme and other educational initiatives are needed

The Heritage in Schools Scheme is Ireland’s leading outdoor education programme for primary school children and is operated by the Heritage Council. The Scheme is unique in Ireland and provides a panel of 176 diverse Heritage Specialists who work directly with children in primary schools throughout the country. It is leading the way in promoting outdoor education and encouraging children to engage directly with the natural and cultural heritage that surrounds them. At a time when great value is placed on understanding and using technology we feel that it is just as vital that children have an appreciation of ‘place’ and respect for the natural and cultural world on which we depend.

All applications and communications are to be submitted through the etender website.
Etenders ID 113374

The closing date for receipt of entries is 5pm, Tuesday 28th February 2017. Queries on this tender can only be responded to from 1st to 6th February, 2017 inclusive.

[Posted 25.01.17]


AOECM are seeking an experienced archaeological consultant to join their established multi-disciplinary office of environmental and engineering consultants in Belfast – Click here

[Posted 11.10.16]


Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland invites applications for the post of Executive Officer. 

Experience in office administration, financial management and up-to-date IT skills including web-based applications are essential. The candidate is expected to have a third-level qualification, preferably in a heritage-related discipline, and a positive track record in grant applications and fund raising. Experience in facilities and event management would also be an advantage.

The Executive Officer will answer to the Council of the Society. The post is full-time fixed term for one year, commencing from 3 October 2016. The salary is €32,000, with the opportunity for commission-based bonuses commensurate with income generated from fund-raising.

Application letters accompanied by a CV should be sent, in hard copy, to President, Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Square, Dublin 2 by 12th August, 2016. Interviews will be held on 23rd August, 2016.

Full details – AddForExecutiveOfficer